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For Chantal Thomass, fabric is a never-ending source of inspiration

Feb 01, 2018

Chantal Thomass, an emblematic figure in the lingerie world, made her mark in the mid-1970s by reviving demand for intimate apparel in the purest French tradition. Chantal - among the first to exploit the full potential of LYCRA® fibre in her collections and remains a firm believer that comfort is as important to women’s sense of wellbeing as seductive appearance - shares creative secrets based on her appreciation of fine fabrics.

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What’s the big secret?

Dec 21, 2017

Only the shop assistant knows what’s in that package – and she isn’t telling!

But she might have a lot to say about the growing appeal of exciting underwear, the hidden luxury that’s attracting more and more affluent young consumers. Premium undergarments are the focus of the latest INVISTA-sponsored photoshoot and fashion spread in CYL magazine, the influential Spanish-based trade publication for the intimate apparel, swimwear and hosiery segments. 

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Meet Brand of the month: NATURANA

Dec 06, 2017

Originally founded by Carl Dölker in 1917, the German company known today as NATURANA is celebrating its centennial. Renowned for its ability to combine creative fashion design with the science of the perfect fit, NATURANA has always strived to improve the daily quality of life of women. Creating innovative intimate apparel designed to meet women's needs in terms of style, fit, comfort and quality has been the firm’s top priority from day one. This explains why NATURANA became one of the first firms to use fabrics with LYCRA® fibre in its lingerie. In fact, for nearly 60 years, NATURANA has implemented almost every new fiber innovation or platform that the LYCRA® brand has presented to them.

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Shanghai success

Oct 30, 2017

The 2017 edition of Intertextile Shanghai gave a further boost to the reputation of China’s most influential trade show, attracting mills, designers, brand owners, retailers and media from across the region. For many, INVISTA Rendez-vous – the show within the show – was an essential stop.

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INVISTA shares China Intellectual Property awareness report at Intertextile Shanghai

Oct 30, 2017

A timely seminar on innovation and IP was high on the agenda of INVISTA Rendez-vous at the recent Intertextile Shanghai trade event.

The rise of e-commerce has contributed to growing concern about IP protection. INVISTA commissioned LEWIS Communications, an independent communications research agency, to work with a number of media organizations to better understand the levels of IP awareness and the issues and challenges the apparel industry faces in this respect.

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